Western Sydney University is the highest ranked institution in the world in the overall category, while the University of Tasmania and RMIT University also finished in the top 10.
Overall, nine Australian universities ranked in the top 50 and 15 in the top 100.
“Australia’s world-class universities are continuing to grow in strength and prominence,” Universities Australia Chief Executive Catriona Jackson said.
“The impact of the work our universities do, and are relied on for, in preparing Australia, our region, and the world for new challenges and opportunities continues to be seen and felt.
“In the face of skill shortages, economic and security challenges, and a new industrial revolution, we need more of what universities offer, not less. These results only reinforce that.”
The Impact Rankings are the only university ranking that measures universities’ contributions to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
Seven Australian universities have ranked first against individual SDGs, underscoring the life-changing work they do to drive social and economic advancement across the globe.
“Our universities are continuing to rise to the world’s greatest challenges, leading the collaborative action that will improve the world we live in,” Ms Jackson said.
The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023 are available here.